Shelley Waggener was born on 30th September, 1964. She was brought up on the outskirts of Branson in Missouri, United States of America. It was a small town, and the people of the town know everyone there. At the age of three, Shelley discovered her passion for acting and decided to become an actress. In school, she would act out scenes for her friends from the shows she watched. After graduating from high school, she decided to continue her career in acting. Shelley joined in the Plaza Three Academy, a performing arts school in Phoenix,AZ.

Later, Shelley moved to Los Angeles. She acted in some infomercials and many commercials. She first appeared in the movie “Leprechaun 2” in 1994. It was a comedy horror fantasy film, directed by Rodman Flender. The movie was released on April 8th, 1994. Shelley appeared as a party girl in this movie, and she did not receive any credits for it. Then she had a huge break in movies. She came back again in 2002 in the film titled “Punch-Drunk Love”. Paul Thomas Anderson wrote and directed this film. The movie received one Golden Globe nomination and won 14 awards. Shelley appeared as a co-worker, but she was uncredited for this film.

In 2004, Shelley appeared in the TV series “What Should You Do?”, as Louise/Mom in an episode. It was a crime drama. It was started in April 2003. In 2005, she appeared as a spunky blonde actor in the movie “Break a Leg”, a comedy thriller film, directed by Monika Mitchell and written by Frank and John Cassini. It released on April 21st, 2005. The movie won 4 awards. She was uncredited for this film. Then Shelley did not appear in movies for another few years. She came back again in 2010. Shelley acted as Sonya in the movie “Winter’s Bone” in 2010. It was directed by Debra Granik, and Jennifer Lawrence played the lead role. It received 4 Oscar nominations, and won 63 other awards. In 2016, Shelley appeared in the crime thriller movie “The Weight as Carli”, written by Christopher Rennier and directed by Thomas Rennier. It is in post-production now. She also appeared as a Nurse in the film “Dog Years” in the same year. It was written and directed by Adam Rifkin. It was a drama and is currently in post-production stage.

Sharni Vinson English Actress

Sharni Vinson

Sharni Vinson is an Australian citizen who has served as a model, actress, and dancer. She was born on 22 July 1983. Sharni is known for her roles in Bait 3D, You're Next, Home and Away, and Step Up 3D. She was born in Sydney and was raised in the southern beach of Cronulla. During her teenage, she was a national level swimmer, with four state records to her credit. Vinson began dancing, singing and acting at a very young age. She was the third generation in her family which was full of performers. In 1945, her grandmother Ballerina was the youngest to be offered a scholarship from the Brovansky Ballet Company, which is in England. When she was twelve years old, she enrolled at the Brent Street School of Performing Arts in Sydney as a student. Vinson's first step to the industry was as a musician, after which she shifted to acting. When she was seventeen, along with three other girls she formed a grouped together as Pop/R&B girl group, named Foxfire IV. The first song of the group was Roses, which did not make a mark to the audience and soon the group was disbanded. After a short-lived work with Foxfire IV, she made her acting debut representing various minor characters, episodes of the Australian series like Home and Away in 2001 and 2003. She had left a mark on the audience with her performance in Home and Away with her regular role in the series. She had even auditioned for the role of Martha MacKenzie but was not selected. Later, she got the role of Cassie Turner, a confused teenager who is being taken to a rehab center after various misbehaviors with the police. She even received a nomination as the Most Popular New Female Talent at the Logie Awards in 2006 for portraying the character of Cassie Turner. In 2007, there was buzz that she was about to leave the series in order to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles. The same year, she confirmed that she is leaving the series. Her final episode on the show was on 2 April 2008. The following year, she made her first appearance in the American television sitcom “My Boys”. Vinson has appeared on various other American network television series like CSI: NY opposite current boyfriend 'A J Buckley', and in NCIS. Her last television role was as a guest appearance for the final season of Cold Case aired on CBS Crime in 2010. Vinson also performed with Matchbox Twenty in “Put Your Hands Up”. In 2009, Vinson featured as Natalie, as the female lead in Step Up 3D, which was the third installment of the Step Up movie series. Her appearance in the movie was very well appreciated, giving her great recognition to the American audience. The shooting was done in the New York City. Even after receiving a mixed review from the critics, the movie was a box office hit making a collection of over $159 million worldwide and was considered as the highest-earning among all the three movies. She later appeared in Blue Crush 2, which was a sequel to the 2002 movie Blue Crush which featured ‘Michelle Rodriguez’ and ‘Kate Bosworth’, produced by Universal Pictures Straight-to-DVD Films. She played the role of villain Tara, in the movie. The movie was out in the theaters in June 2011. Vinson came back to Australia to start for her first role in an Australian movie in the horror film Bait 3D as Tina, by Paramount Pictures. She played the role of the lead’s ex-girlfriend. She again got an opportunity to work with Home and Away cast member ‘Lincoln Lewis’. The shooting of the movie was done in Brisbane with a budget of $20 million. This flick was released in September 2012, and received mixed reviews and failed to make a mark at the theaters. After Bait 3D, she appeared in another horror movie “You're Next”. Her role in the movie is the most appreciated character done by her in the whole span of her career. The movie was premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2014, Vinson appeared in the movie Patrick, which was a remake of the 1978 movie of the same name. Vinson represented the role of a nurse Kathy Jacquar, whose patient Patrick,  uses his mental powers to stalk her.  In 2015, Vinson made an appearance opposite ‘Jackie Chan’ and ‘John Cusack’ in Dragon Blade. Recently, she was asked to join 'Gods and Secrets by ‘Aditya Shankar’ on HBO. She played the first female superhero named The Flash and is slated to release in 2016. Along with her the series also features WWE wrestler ‘Diamond Dallas Page’, ‘Denise Richards’, and ‘Jane Seymour’.

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Sheryl Lee

Born in a creative family, Sheryl had a mother who was an artist and a father who professionally designed buildings. She was born in Bavaria in West Germany but later moved to Colorado, US. She graduated in 1985 from Fairview High School, Colorado. She began to pursue her acting career right after graduation in 1985 when she shifted to Pasadena, CA and attended the renowned American Academy of Dramatic Arts. To make things more professional and polished, she pursued further studies from North Carolina School of the Arts, from the NTC in Denver and finally from the University of Colorado. To put her knowledge to practice, she moved to Seattle, WA and began gaining experience in stage plays. She started doing roles in movies like Wild at Heart and Jersey Girl in 1990 and 1992 respectively before she got her big break in 1992 from the movie Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me after doing a TV series of the similar name, Twin Peaks, in the 1990s. Both of the latter performances got her international recognition. She was chosen in the nominations for the Saturn Awards for the Best Actress and the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Lead for the movie Twin Peaks. She did several other successful movies after that including Backbeat in 1994, Fall Time, Homage, Notes from Underground in 1995 and so on until her recent work in 2016 in Cafe Society which is directed by Woody Allen. In 1998, she was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor for her role in Vampires, a horror movie. She was nominated for three prestigious awards in 2010 for her role in Winter’s Bone, out of which she won two for Best Performance by an Ensemble: Detroit Film Critics Society and the Gotham Independent Film Awards. The movie also won the best picture award in 2010 at the Sundance Film Festival. She is seen in a special episode of Psych which was related to her big break Twin Peaks in which she was seen with other members of the show too. In 2014, she acted and produced in the movie The Making of You. Twin Peaks is expected to run again for a limited time in 2017. She is expected to return to grace it along with other cast members. The announcement was made at the Twin Peaks UK Festival in 2015. She has given her voice for characters of video games like BioShock: 2. She has also been very actively seen in TV shows like CSI: NY, Psych, State of Mind, One Tree Hill, Desperate Housewives and much more. She has a son named Elijah from her marriage with the photographer, Jesse Diamond and also dated her Twin Peaks cast-mate, David Duchovny. She suffers from a blood disorder that is considered rarely called neutropenia. She is famous for her charitable influence and active participation in all major issues, ranging from animal cruelty to woman issues to breast cancer, biodiversity protection and so on. She is an active member of PETA that works against cruelty to animals. She has been seen actively participating in all goodwill campaigns since 2000.

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Sheryl Lee English Actress